UL Assessment Council


The University Life Assessment Council meets on a regular basis to discuss the effectiveness of our assessment efforts and to plan for future assessment activities at the unit and division levels. 

  • •Assist units with the implementation of purpose-driven assessment initiatives. 
  • • Review and recommend resources to enhance unit and divisional assessment efforts. 
  • • Identify gaps and opportunities for division-level collaboration on assessment projects. 
  • • Support division-level assessment training efforts.    
  • • Promote communication across the division with respect to assessment practices and results. 


2016-2017 University Life Assessment Council Members

Elysia Lash
Associate Director, University Life Assessment

Birgit Debeerst
Associate Director for Outreach and Internationalization, International Programs and Services

Emilie Dubert
Associate Director, Off-Campus Student Services, Orientation, Family Programs and Services

Julie Choe Kim
Director, Graduate Student Life, University Life

Kaitlin Oyler
Associate Director, Family Programs and Services, Orientation, Family Programs and Services

Dennis Webster
Director, Special Diversity Initiatives, University Life

Erin Harpine
Patient Advocate, Student Health Services

Ryan Bradshaw
Assistant Director, Club Sports, Mason Recreation


Christian Barber
Assistant Director of Residential Education, Housing and Residence Life

Amber Hampton
Associate Director, Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education

Phil Mcdaniel
Associate Director, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Office of Student Involvement

Raechel Timbers
Associate Director, Student Professional Development, University Career Services

LuLu Geza Kelemen
Assistant Director, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, & Questioning (LGBTQ) Resources

Jason Northrup
Associate Director, Disability Services

Rebecca Keatinge
Graduate Professional Assistant for Patriot Experience, University Life

Assessment Idol

The University Life Assessment Council welcomes submissions for "Assessment Idol". 

This process awards and recognizes effective assessment efforts in University Life year round. Nominations are reviewed by the UL Assessment Council during monthly meetings and are awarded regularly. These entries may either be self-nominated or submitted by a colleague, supervisor, or University partner. Nominations should focus on "Illuminating Assessment", with examples being:

•  Applying assessment results to drive change in programs, services or policies.
•  Sharing assessment results outside of the unit.
•  Outstanding assessment competency development.
•  Innovative design and thinking around assessment planning.
•  Demonstrated commitment to assessment in University Life.

Includes nominator and nominated names and why.

Award includes certificate, prize, as well as recognition on UL Assessment website, social media, and in UL Director’s meetings.